Marxism

Online Resources – Marxism

E-International Relations • Jan 6 2017 • Online resources

A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, Marxism and how it relates to Politics and International Relations.

Exploding Inequality is Killing Democracy

Jon D. Wisman • Jan 4 2017 • Articles

“We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both” (Louis Brandeis, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1916-1939). “Democracy is first and foremost about equality: equality of power and equality of sharing in the benefits […]

The Failed Coup in Turkey: Prolonged Conflict in the State Apparatus

Gonenc Uysal • Sep 21 2016 • Articles

Contrary to the hegemonic paradigm that has portrayed the military as an elitist institution, this paper considers civil-military relations as a field of class struggle.

On Capitalism and Racism

Haider Khan • Jul 19 2016 • Articles

Building a global movement for a nonracist, nonsexist egalitarian and ecologically sustainable society is the only way forward for a better world beyond capitalism.

Review – A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution

Michael J. Bustamante • Jun 25 2016 • Features

Drawing on exceptionally rare collections, Cushion’s revealing study is the first to place working people at the center of a political project forged in their name.

Interview – Harry Shutt

E-International Relations • Jun 25 2016 • Features

Harry Shutt discusses the decline of Capitalism, puts forward his case for a universal basic income, and stresses the need for an interdisciplinary approach to economics.

Review – Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics

Adrian Budd • Apr 23 2016 • Features

Focusing on tensions between economic transnationalization and the persistence of inter-state rivalry, Woodley poses challenging questions for all perspectives in IR.

Review – Globalisation and the Critique of Political Economy

Kees van der Pijl • Feb 12 2016 • Features

An impressive contribution to debates over how to interpret Marx which speaks authoritatively on issues such as Marx’s supposed Eurocentrism.

Capitalism and Competition Regulation in Europe: A Synopsis

Hubert Buch-Hansen and Angela Wigger • Jan 17 2016 • Articles

In the era of embedded liberalism European competition regulation tended to serve a neo-mercantilist purpose by allowing for certain distortions of competition.

Review – Marx’s Concept of The Alternative to Capitalism

Leslie Sklair • Jan 13 2016 • Features

An unusually clear and fertile book which demonstrates that, contrary to popular and scholarly opinion, Marx did have a coherent concept of the postcapitalist future.

Interview – Susan Spronk

E-International Relations • Jan 13 2016 • Features

Professor Spronk discusses Latin American ’21st Century Socialism’, reflects on struggles against water privatization, and assesses the role of the BRICS in world order.

Review – How the West Came to Rule: The Geopolitical Origins of Capitalism

Chris Grocott • Dec 16 2015 • Features

Using fresh theoretical tools and analysis to challenge the received wisdom of capitalist development, this title will be of considerable use to a variety of scholars.

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